Turkish warplanes carried out airstrikes on Tuesday against suspected Kurdish rebel positions in northern Iraq and in northeastern Syria, the military said, in a bid to prevent militants from smuggling fighters and weapons into Turkey.
Germany's foreign minister says it would be "regrettable" if Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cancels a meeting over the visiting official's appointment with groups critical of Israel's actions in the West Bank. Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel describes that encounter as "completely normal."
The United Nations secretary-general and high-ranking government officials from dozens of countries were meeting Tuesday in Geneva to drum up funds for war-torn Yemen, considered one of the world's greatest humanitarian crises.
After going nearly 12 years without executing an inmate, Arkansas now has executed three in a few days _ including two in one night. Jack Jones and Marcel Williams received lethal injections on the same gurney Monday night, just about three hours apart. It was the first double execution in the United States since 2000. Williams' execution was delayed after a judge agreed to temporarily halt it over claims that the Jones execution wasn't carried out properly.
Australia's foreign minister and New Zealand's justice minister have joined hundreds of people on the site of the battlefields of the World War I Battle of Gallipoli to remember those who were killed on the 102nd anniversary of the start of the ill-fated campaign.
An analysis by The Associated Press shows President Donald Trump has accomplished just 10 of the 38 specific promises made in his 100-day "contract" with voters. The accomplishments came mostly through executive orders, such as withdrawing the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. Of 10 promises that require Congress to act, none has been achieved and most have not been introduced. Still, Trump says he's "done more than any other president in the first 100 days."
Protesters sprawled in lawn chairs, worked on math homework and played cards on main roads around Venezuela's cities Monday, joining in sit-ins to disrupt traffic as the latest slap at the socialist government.
Researchers with the Japanese anti-virus firm Trend Micro say the campaign of French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron has been targeted by Russia-linked hackers, adding a little more detail to previous suggestions that the centrist politician was being singled out for electronic eavesdropping by the Kremlin.
Dozens of attackers armed with assault rifles used explosives to blast open the vault of an armored car company early Monday and apparently escaped by boat into Brazil with a haul of cash, authorities said.